London statue of Robert Milligan REMOVED from West India Quay after protesters’ demands

London statue of Robert Milligan REMOVED from West India Quay after protesters’ demands

London Mayor Sadiq Khan confirmed the statue had been removed on Twitter.

He said: “The statue of slave trader Robert Milligan has now been removed from West India Quay.

“It’s a sad truth that much of our wealth was derived from the slave trade – but this does not have to be celebrated in our public spaces.”

More to follow…

Published at Tue, 09 Jun 2020 18:47:00 +0000